Slow Cooker Banana Bread Protein Oatmeal

Ready to restart your morning routine slow cooker style? This Slow Cooker Banana Bread Protein Oatmeal recipe is a sure way to hit your macros, get some great morning energy, and satisfy your taste buds! Did I mention your house will smell delicious too?

 2 Cups (352g) Steel Cut Oats
• 2 Teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
• 2 Ripe Bananas
• 2 Tablespoons Sweetener
• 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
• 2 Tablespoons (24g) Chia Seeds
• 4 Scoops Labrada 100% Whey Vanilla or Chocolate Protein Powder
• 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
• 2 Tablespoons Melted Butter
• 4 Cups (32 Ounces) Unsweetened Almond Milk/Other Milk or Milk Substitute (Vanilla Preferred)
 4 Cups (32 Ounces) Water

Add all of your ingredients into your slow cooker
2. Mix everything together while mashing in your Bananas (or mash them before you add them in)
3. Cook on high for 9 hours

Tip: Eat it cold or throw it in the microwave for around a minute (with some milk if it’s too thick the next day)!

About the Author: Derek Howes

Derek Howes is a personal trainer and chef with over a decade of experience in the gym and kitchen. Derek, who is also known as The Protein Chef on his blog and YouTube channel, shows his viewers every week that food doesn’t need to be boring or repetitive— it’s all about balance, moderation, and having the knowledge to change things up. His recipes which have been featured in magazines, on the news, and TV shows are cheap, quick, AND delicious! His motto in life is “everything in moderation”, and is without question the most important habit he follows.


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